Australia’s unionists were much amused by page 2 of The Australian Financial Review today. In a story about how the Maritime Union of Australia is facing a $10 million legal bill after an adverse Federal Court ruling, the Fin puts a picture of the MUA’s Chris Cain. But the picture isn’t of Cain at all, but of the CFMEU’s Joe McDonald. In the Fin’s defence, both men are bald, and McDonald is wearing an MUA shirt in the picture.

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Peter Fray

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